Supporting students with Special Educational Needs

The aim of the Special Educational Needs Department at The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School is to ensure that all students have access to a wide, balanced and appropriate curriculum in line with the school’s mission statement.

Support is offered to students in a range of formats depending on an individual’s needs, this could include differentiation of classwork, small group work, LSA support or other in-school interventions. The Douay Martyrs Catholic Secondary School also works with a range of external agents including: Educational Psychologist, Speech and Language Therapist and a Hearing Advisory Teacher to ensure positive outcomes for all students.

Please click see the documents at the bottom of the page regarding our policies and SEN offer 

Accelerated Reader

The Accelerated Reader program is a computerised program that tests reading and comprehension. Students select books on their reading level, read independently, and take an independent comprehension test on the computer. Each book is worth a certain number of points based on its length and reading level. 

Click here to access AR01895 679447Sen Policy December 2022 ApprovedSEN information report 2023 ApprovedSEN Mainstream School local offer 2022